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Train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf Ic / ...

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Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Bremen Hauptbahnhof 173
  2. Take the bus from Bremen central train station to Emden central bus station 144

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Train via Høje Taastrup  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf Ic / ...

Drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Emden 704.7 km

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf

Fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hannover (HAJ) CPH - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Emden Hbf

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Emden Hbf

Fly to Sonderborg, train  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Sonderborg (SGD) CPH - SGD
  2. Take the train from Husby to Kiel Hbf
  3. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  5. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
  3. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
Denmark → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

There are no current restrictions

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Emden is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Emden is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Emden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Germany.

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Last updated: 5 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Emden is to bus which costs 230 kr - 300 kr and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Emden is to drive which costs 650 kr - 1000 kr and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Emden station. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Emden central bus station via Bremen central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Emden. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Emden Hbf via Hamburg Hbf and Bremen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Emden is 430 km. The road distance is 704.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Emden without a car is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs 550 kr - 1500 kr.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Copenhagen to Emden, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Emden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Copenhagen to Emden train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Emden is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs 550 kr - 1500 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 230 kr - 300 kr and takes 10h 40m.

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  • Distance: 430.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 43m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Emden, Germany?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Emden via Hamburg Hbf and Bremen Hbf in around 7h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Emden via Bremen central train station in around 10h 40m.

Airlines
Air Alsie
Website
alsie.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Sonderborg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Copenhagen to Sonderborg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €190
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €750
Flights from Copenhagen to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €260
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Emden(Ostfriesl) Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Husby to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
Snälltåget
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
HVV
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€25 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bremen central train station to Emden central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
arriva.nl
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus

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Copenhagen to Emden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Emden central bus station.

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Copenhagen to Emden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Emden Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Emden is 705 km. It takes approximately 6h 19m to drive from Copenhagen to Emden.

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